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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.38
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.91
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score2.93
Rank#89  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.monetdb.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.monetdb.org/­Documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerMonetDB BVApache Software Foundation
Initial release200520042012
Current release2.3.1, March 2019Apr2019, April 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangCJavaScript
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes, in SQL, C, RView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding via remote tablesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"MonetDBPouchDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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26 February 2019

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26 February 2019

Remote Tables and Authorization
10 August 2018

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